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Old 11 Apr 2005, 17:58   #1 (permalink)
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Right, As the title implies, a couple of quieries:

1) Are Doctrines worth using?
2) Is a flyer (lightning strike/vulture/valkyerie) worth anything

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Doctrines are usually used badly. If chosen for the right reasons (eg: because it's fluffy for your army), then they are fine. Never try to use Doctrines to give yourself a tactical edge... you'll amost certainly lose.

As for Flyers... they're interesting. Just don't over-use them, and they're fine.
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thanks, Is a Lightning Strike worth Taking to tank bust, or perhaps a kustom VDR flyer would be better, just wondring because many of my opponenets utilise indirect fire and basses are bad for taking them out
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Stick with official stuff, VDR flyers tend to be done very badly.

Lightning Strikes do make good tank-hunters, especially when fully loaded with Hellstrikes.
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Right, As the title implies, a couple of quieries:

1) Are Doctrines worth using?
2) Is a flyer (lightning strike/vulture/valkyerie) worth anything

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1)As Wargamer said.. Doctrines are great for adding character to a force, but never use them to try and batter your force.. it will just lead to defeats.

2) Flyers are awesome, and yes the Lightning Strike is a great one...
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Old 12 Apr 2005, 07:30   #6 (permalink)
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great, I'll get it then, and I'll get the rules too, the best thing is its unlimited range!
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so you're going undoctrinated? (assumin)

how many points are you looking too? do you have the codex? tanks? or massed infantry...(eh? it's guard..both!)
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yep got the codex, and I'm looking to a mixed force, and I may include a lightining strike
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Mixed eh? Are you going all shooty, balanced or assaulty? (believe me it's possible to be assaulty!)
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shooty with mobile crisis and flanking reserves in the form of armoured fist and sentinels
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